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  • Date: 08/22/2014
    Resource Category: Presentation Slides
    These are the slides for part of the Diving Deeper, Looking Forward session "Building New Audiences with Technology" at the 2014 AISL PI Meeting in Washington, DC. James Harold from the Space Science Institute discusses the opportunities Facebook games as venues for informal learning, highlighting the development of the game "Starchitect." ... »
  • Date: 08/20/2014
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2014 AISL PI Meeting held in Washington, DC. It describes an astronomy game for Facebook. ... »
  • Date: 08/20/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Achieving the Future of Education and Engagement is focused on the 21st Century Teacher Academy. 21CTA is a unique Educator Professional Development (EPD) two-week residential workshop designed to immerse teachers in best practices and methodologies to develop and implement real-world, Project Based Learning (PBL) curricula using NASA missions. ... »
  • Date: 08/19/2014
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2014 AISL PI Meeting. It describes the radio and stage storytelling programs undertaken by the Center for Chemical Evolution, a CCI jointly funded by NSF and NASA. ... »
  • Date: 08/18/2014
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster describes Skynet Junior Scholars (NSF award numbers 1223687, 1223235, 1223345) project. Skynet Junior Scholars engages middle and high school aged youth in the study of the Universe using the same tools as professionals by: targeting youth audience enrolled in the 4-H program; building accessibility standards into the SJS design ; ... »
  • Date: 07/24/2014
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The National Science Education Standards [National Research Council (1996) National science education standards. Washington, DC: National Academy Press] recommend that students understand the apparent patterns of motion of the sun, moon and stars by the end of early elementary school. However, little information exists on students’ ability to ... »
  • Date: 06/01/2014
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This catalog details the extent of NASA’s game portfolio, so that others developing new games are able to build upon the lessons learned from the past. Enclosed herein are details on fourteen individual games that have been created by or for NASA as well as two collections of hosted Flash games. Each entry has information about the game, including ... »
  • Date: 06/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    STEMtastic: NASA in Our Community is a two-year project designed to educate and inspire teachers, students and life-long learners to embrace NASA STEM content. The project will increase awareness of NASA activities, while educating and inspiring students to train for careers that are critical to future economic growth of the country in general, ... »
  • Date: 05/30/2014
    Resource Category: Summative
    Summative Evaluation of the Science on a Sphere exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. The evaluation looks at the effectiveness of two topics; Earth Systems and Comparative Planetology using Docent lead facilitation, a scripted show, and data sets running in auto-mode (with no recorded narration). ... »
  • Date: 04/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Bridging Earth and Mars (BEAM): Engineering Robots to Explore the Red Planet engages the general public and K-8 students in exhibits and programs designed to foster awareness of robotic technology, computer programming, and the challenges and opportunities inherent in NASA missions and S-STEM careers. The Saint Louis Science Center (SLSC) of St. ... »

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